Judge doubles bond in case of slain Rowan County woman
A suspect in the slaying of a Rowan County woman pleaded guilty in court Thursday.
Man charged with assaulting neighbor with pitchfork handle
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Deputies in Rowan County have charged a man they say assaulted his neighbor with a pitchfork handle while the victim was on a tractor. Deputies say it happened on Wednesday in the 5200 block of Highway 152 in China Grove. Someone had called 911 to report an assault in progress.
Rowan County approves phone-cracking software
Operation Underground Railroad decided to split the next round of funding with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office 50/50, which means the department needed to get approval from the Board of Commissioners to fund the other half.
New Chick-fil-A Distribution Center to Bring 112 Jobs to Kannapolis and Rowan County
Chick-fil-A Supply, a branch of Chick-fil-A, Inc., plans to set up a $58.3 million distribution center in Lakeshore Corporate Park, Kannapolis, North Carolina. The project is projected to generate 112 jobs within five years, with 85 positions opening in the first two years. The center will be located at the previous site of the Kannapolis Intimidators baseball team.
Rowan Sheriff’s Office recovers stolen camper, makes two arrests
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - The Rowan Sheriff’s Office has released details on a case where they say they recovered a stolen camper and made two arrests. According to the report, on September 9th, a stolen Coachman Camper, valued at between $25-$30,000, was recovered on Brindles Hillside Lane with the help of the registered owner.
Kannapolis to Welcome New Chick-fil-A Distribution Center: $58 Million Investment and 85+ Local Jobs Expected
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced that Chick-fil-A Supply, a Chick-fil-A, Inc. subsidiary, will open another distribution center in Kannapolis, Rowan County. The $58.3 million investment is expected to create over 85 jobs. Cooper thanked Chick-fil-A for their trust in North Carolina's workforce and infrastructure.
Rowan Sheriff responds to privacy concerns over device that unlocks cellphones
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Should law enforcement have the right to access information from your cellphone by bypassing the password?. Privacy concerns were raised by some residents about the program used by the Roan Sheriff’s Office, according to Rowan County Commission Chairman Greg Edds during the this week’s meeting of commissioners.
Brushy Mountain Powersports 150
Please take a moment to visit our local sponsors to let them know that you appreciate their support of our blog. Rowan County Weather is excited to announce that we will be covering the Brushy Mountain Powersports 150 at North Wilkesboro Speedway on Saturday, September 30th. This event is part of the NASCAR Whelen Modified TourNASCAR legends Bobby Labonte and Ryan Newman are scheduled to compete against Tour stars like Ron Silk and “Money” Matt Hirshman! You can still purchase tickets for this event at https://fevo.us/fv-offer--20230619-V9Z-1665/
100+ jobs coming to Rowan County with Chick-fil-A Supply center
Chick-fil-A Supply is investing $58.3 million to open a new distribution center in Kannapolis.
The Charlotte Observer: New $58M Chick-fil-A supply and distribution center near Charlotte to bring over 110 jobs
The popular Southern chicken chain Chick-fil-A is investing $58.3 million to open a distribution center that will create more than 110 jobs in Kannapolis. Chick-fil-A Supply, a subsidiary of Chick-fil-A Inc. and distribution service provider of the Atlanta-based chain’s restaurants, will open a 120,000-square-foot distribution center in Rowan County to serve about 100 restaurants in the Charlotte region, Gov. Roy Cooper said in a statement Tuesday.
Domestic disturbance leads to burglary charges and $100,000 bond for one man
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - What deputies say may have started as a domestic disturbance resulted in a man being arrested on burglary charges. Carlos A. Trejo-Arteaga, 32, was charged with first degree burglary on Friday, September 15, and jailed under a bond of $100,000. He is due in court on October 4.
Rowan Board of Elections releases important voting information
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - The 2023 Municipal Elections will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Election Day. Rowan County town or city residents who are not registered and wish to vote in the November 7, 2023 Municipal Election must register by October 13, 2023.
Blotter for Sept. 22: China Grove man charged with assault for allegedly beating neighbor over property lines
SALISBURY — A China Grove man was arrested and charged with assault after authorities say he assaulted his neighbor with a pitchfork handle over a disagreement about property lines. Bobby Brown, 83, was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon on Tuesday. Police arrived at the scene after the victim’s wife called the […] The post Blotter for Sept. 22: China Grove man charged with assault for allegedly beating neighbor over property lines appeared first on Salisbury Post.
“Water Wednesday” lures kids and their families to fish for Creek Week
SALISBURY — Clean lakes, rivers, creeks and reservoirs each play a small role in Earth’s well-being, but if they are not properly cared for, it can slowly lead to an ecological catastrophe. To assist in educating residents and to share information on the benefits of keeping local waters safe, Rowan County has devoted the week […] The post “Water Wednesday” lures kids and their families to fish for Creek Week appeared first on Salisbury Post.
Apple employee speaks at Power in Partnership breakfast
SALISBURY — Every September, the Rowan Chamber of Commerce hosts a “back to school” themed Power in Partnership breakfast for their members to engage in. “We like to lift our Rowan-Salisbury School system and encourage the business community to get involved with our school system,” said Elaine Spalding, president of the Rowan County Chamber of […] The post Apple employee speaks at Power in Partnership breakfast appeared first on Salisbury Post.
Agner celebrated for more than 60 years of service to Elks
SALISBURY — Harry Agner has a name most know, and those that don’t, know the name of his former business, The Chicken and Oyster Shack. From 1950 to 1996, the restaurant, known originally as just The Chicken Shack, Agner’s father, then Agner himself offered up great food, good beer and a place locals could sometimes […] The post Agner celebrated for more than 60 years of service to Elks appeared first on Salisbury Post.
Chick-fil-A to open new distribution center in Kannapolis
Governor Roy Cooper has announced that Chick-fil-A Supply will be investing $58.3 million to open a new distribution center in Kannapolis.
Sheriff’s office answers privacy concerns around locked iPhones
SALISBURY — Typically, a request like the one the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office brought before the Rowan County commissioners on Monday would be handled in the consent agenda. However, the commissioners chose to handle the request to accept a public grant outside of the consent agenda so that they could address concerns Chairman Greg Edds […] The post Sheriff’s office answers privacy concerns around locked iPhones appeared first on Salisbury Post.